HYUNDAI ( 12V568000 )
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
HYUNDAI / VELOSTER
Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc
Report Receipt Date: DEC 07, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 13,500
Summary: Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2012 Veloster vehicles manufactured from November 1, 2011, through April 17, 2012 and equipped with panoramic sunroofs. The panoramic sunroof assembly may been weakened during installation at the factory.
Consequence: If the assembly was weakend at the factory, the panoramic glass panel may break while the vehicle is in motion leading to personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the sunroof's integrity and replace the sunroof glass assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall will begin during January 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.